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UNM Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center

MSC 09 5100
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: (505) 272-2311

Distance Services

Resource Access/Delivery

Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing privileges can be obtained for people unaffiliated with the University of New Mexico to check out books, journals and audiovisual materials from HSLIC's collection for a modest fee. Call (505) 272-2311 for more information. Borrowing privileges are available to:

  • Health professionals licensed in New Mexico
  • Biomedical researchers located in New Mexico
  • Corporations located in New Mexico

Access to Online Databases and E-Books

HSLIC's computers, journals, books and databases are available for public use within the library. From any location, the public can access selected databases and online resources (marked as Global Access).

Consumer Health Information Resources for New Mexico Public Libraries

Consumer health information resources are listed to assist New Mexico public librarians in answering health and medical questions. Topics include general resources, senior health, drugs/medications/supplements, Spanish-language resources, Native American health, where to refer your customers and funding opportunities.

Journal Article Delivery

HSLIC's Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan service will locate and deliver articles and book chapters from health care materials. First-time users must create an ILLiad account. This fee-based service is available to all New Mexico residents.

LoansomeDoc Service

Those searching the free biomedical database, PubMed (MEDLINE), may order full-text copies of articles through the LoansomeDoc ordering system. For electronic delivery of articles, LoansomeDoc users must establish an ILLiad account. For more information, see the following guides or call the HSLIC Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan office at (505) 272-2311.

Medical Literature Searches

Medical literature searches (fee-based) and reference assistance are available on request to obtain information on a particular health-related question. These services are available to all New Mexico residents.